Yet another UKIP campaign in the party’s coastal heartlands has collapsed into childish squabbling. Southend-on-Sea blogger Matthew Dent reports that the party’s Westminster candidate in Rochford and Southend East has been thrown off their local council group — after being “unanimously” stabbed in the back by colleagues. The council’s leader informed fellow councillors in an email: “I wanted to give you the heads up […]

The face of the Conservative Party’s official “Become a Councillor” campaign is an EDL sympathiser who attended an organising meeting for their controversial Tower Hamlets demonstration, Political Scrapbook can reveal. Cllr Blaine Robin was publicly praised by EDL leader Tommy Robinson for his presence at the meeting in Southend-On-Sea. The gathering of EDL organisers included leaders of all […]